S. 1903 (112th): Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act


Nov 17, 2011
112th Congress, 2011–2013

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on November 17, 2011, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Kirsten Gillibrand

Senator from New York



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Last Updated: Nov 17, 2011
Length: 19 pages

About the bill

Full Title

A bill to prohibit commodities and securities trading based on nonpublic information relating to Congress, to require additional reporting by Members and employees of Congress of securities transactions, and for other purposes.

Summary (CRS)

Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act - Amends the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and the Commodity Exchange Act to direct both the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the ... Read more >

The bill’s title was written by its sponsor.


Nov 17, 2011

This is the first step in the legislative process.

This is a Senate bill in the United States Congress (indicated by the “S.” in “S. 1903”). A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.


29 cosponsors (24D, 4R, 1I) (show)
Committee Assignments

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There have been no roll call votes related to this bill.

Related Bills

Legislative action may be ocurring on one of these bills in lieu of or in parallel to action on this bill.

S. 1871 (Related)
Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Nov 15, 2011

H.R. 1148 (Related)
Stop Trading on Congressional Knowledge Act

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 17, 2011

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